Cyberpunks Rejoice: Kickstarter Project Aims To Resurrect Shadowrun

If you spent any time in high school thinking about ley lines and bio-implants, you were probably a Shadowrun player. The game, which petered out after a disastrous run as a PC/Xbox game in 2007, brou

Wizards of the Coast sue over pirated D&D Player's Handbook

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/200px-monster_manual_540x706.jpg"> So here's a tough one. <a HREF="http://www.seattlepi.com/business/1700ap_us_dungeons__dragons_lawsuit

Christmas Memory ™: D&D by myself

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/image0011.jpg"> I was a bad nerd. I wanted to do all the nerd things - program, play D&D, read fantasy - but I was no good at BASIC,

Wired compiles list of celebs as if they were D&D characters; Gary Gygax rolling perfect 20s in his grave

Having reported on all the news in the tech world the good people from Wired have compiled a list of a few popular celebrities and had its readers score them as if they were D&D characters. No, re

Suit of plate armor found at Salem bus stop

[photopress:Original.jpg,full,center] If you’re in Salem, Oregon, and you left a full freakin’ suit of armor at a bus stop, the local police would like to have a word with you. You’l

MIT gets giant 20-sided die in memory of Gary Gygax

[photopress:gygax_1.jpg,full,center] Call me old-fashioned, but this is what a tribute is supposed to look like. RIP, Dungeonmaster.

The best D&D flowchart I ever have seen

Click the image above to see the whole thing. I’m crying because it’s so true. NYT [via Kottke]

RIP: Gary Gygax, inventor of modern role playing, dead at 69

[photopress:gygax.jpg,full,center] One of the worst parts about this job is writing about great figures in geekdom who pass on. Today is especially hard, as I have to bring news that Gary Gygax died e

Whorelore: Just for all of us

The Village Voice has a cool interview with Dez, former Gonzo porn producer/performer who now makes week-long wizards and elves porn epics starring ladies dress up like halflings. I, ummm, watched one

D&D's new online version leaked to Boing Boing; I'm excited

[photopress:screenshot_DDI_Dungeon_PR_t.jpg,full,center] The rumors are true, I play D&D. Not as much as I’d like, I’m a busy blogger, but I whip it out when I get the time and a few l

D&D Themed Messenger Bag Probably Doesn't Suck

us geeks. It’s called the Bag of Holding, and it’s logo has a 20-sided die. That’s a D&D reference, a Bag of Holding being a magical bag that can hold more inside than physically